New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday he was dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, NBC News reported.
"I feel like I have contributed all I can to this primary election. It’s clearly not my time, so I’m going to end my presidential campaign," de Blasio said in an interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”
JUST IN: NYC Mayor de Blasio drops out of 2020 presidential race. https://t.co/LS381WsaNO— NBC News (@NBCNews) September 20, 2019
De Blasio’s announcement comes before next month's Democratic presidential debate and lent credence to the idea he lacked support and money to continue as a candidate, The New York Times reported.
De Blasio reported raising only $1.1 million during his first campaign finance filing, the newspaper reported.
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